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Al.com
The Delta has slipped into its summer groove: Hot, humid, and crawling with lifeyellow flowers will be everywhere. So will the wild rice. This is the high seas
The Delta has slipped into its summer groove: Hot, humid, and crawling with life
Al.com / Posted an hour ago
yellow flowers will be everywhere. So will the wild rice. This is the high season, when the Delta's productivity, both flora and fauna, hits its annual peak. Things will stay this way, hot and sticky humid, until the fall. You'll know the... Read more
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International Business Times
Nigeria: Millions to commemorate Biafran war anniversary by the political class and the media in Lagos, expired in 2014. The term "Nige
Nigeria: Millions to commemorate Biafran war anniversary
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
by the political class and the media in Lagos, expired in 2014. The term "Nigeria" was created by Lugard's wife, British journalist Flora Shaw, in 1897 when she suggested to replace the "British protectorate of the Niger River" with a shorter... Read more
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Al.com
Hellbenders of Alabama: Search continues for state's largest amphibianprotected all hellbenders in Appendix III of the Convention on International Tr
Hellbenders of Alabama: Search continues for state's largest amphibian
Al.com / Posted 7 hours ago
protected all hellbenders in Appendix III of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). High-tech and low-tech ways to find them Last year, Godwin teamed up with biologist Lesley de Souza to look... Read more
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FOX News
13 ways to improve recovery after a C-sectionhealthy bacteria in your gut. Talk to your provider about taking a probiotic su
13 ways to improve recovery after a C-section
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
healthy bacteria in your gut. Talk to your provider about taking a probiotic supplement which can help restore healthy gut flora that can prevent diarrhea and improve immunity and overall health. 3. Care for the incision. You will most likely... Read more
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The Courier
Gardens blossom for special open dayin their element this weekend, with many young families venturing to the Ballar
Gardens blossom for special open day
The Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
in their element this weekend, with many young families venturing to the Ballarat Botanical Gardens to interact with local flora. The Ballarat Botanikids group held a family day for locals on Sunday in conjunction with the Friends of the Ballarat... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
National Botanic Gardens encourages Canberra to connect with natureGardens Australia and New Zealand Inc to raise awareness of the gardens' import
National Botanic Gardens encourages Canberra to connect with nature
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
Gardens Australia and New Zealand Inc to raise awareness of the gardens' importance and educate communities on their native flora. In Canberra the National Botanic Garden held a series of art workshops and tours giving people the opportunity to... Read more
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Daily Journal
Local scoreboard: Scores from May 28, sked for May 296.50 15. Triton 6; 16. Lacey Township 1. 100 Hurdles: Christine Lavallia (Timb
Local scoreboard: Scores from May 28, sked for May 29
Daily Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
6.50 15. Triton 6; 16. Lacey Township 1. 100 Hurdles: Christine Lavallia (Timber Creek) 14.73; 4x100 Relay: Winslow Twp. (Flora Ahiarakwe, Tionna Tobias, Brittany Preston, Iyianna Williams) 48.20; 3200: Alyssa Condell (Timber Creek) 10:59.77; 800:... Read more
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Daily Record
Man on the roof in Wharton; child abandonment in Hanoverfalse 911 calls stemming from a neighbor dispute. Gallagher was released pendin
Man on the roof in Wharton; child abandonment in Hanover
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
false 911 calls stemming from a neighbor dispute. Gallagher was released pending court. •At 8:37 a.m. on May 14, Officer Flora located a Panasonic television dumped in the Wharton Recycling Center located on Pine Street. The Wharton Recycling... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Area High School Results for 5/28(Xenia Christian) 2:13.68; 2. York (Russia) 2:14.73; 3. Magoto (Minster) 2:15.0
Area High School Results for 5/28
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
(Xenia Christian) 2:13.68; 2. York (Russia) 2:14.73; 3. Magoto (Minster) 2:15.07; 4. Ewing (Miami East) 2:16.12. 1600M: 1. Flora (Botkins) 4:59.25; 3. Norman (Xenia Christian) 5:15.57; 4. Albers (Minster) 5:16.05. 3200M: 1. Flora (Botkins)... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Area High School Results for 5/28(Xenia Christian) 2:13.68; 2. York (Russia) 2:14.73; 3. Magoto (Minster) 2:15.0
Area High School Results for 5/28
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 16 hours ago
(Xenia Christian) 2:13.68; 2. York (Russia) 2:14.73; 3. Magoto (Minster) 2:15.07; 4. Ewing (Miami East) 2:16.12. 1600M: 1. Flora (Botkins) 4:59.25; 3. Norman (Xenia Christian) 5:15.57; 4. Albers (Minster) 5:16.05. 3200M: 1. Flora (Botkins)... Read more
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The Telegraph
India eyes first 'mixed site'status of the park under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 of India ensures s
India eyes first 'mixed site'
The Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
status of the park under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 of India ensures strong legal protection of all fauna and flora as well as mountains, glaciers, water bodies and landscape which contribute to the habitat of wildlife. On the... Read more
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The Star
Plans afoot to transform Mersing into Caribbean of the Eastat Thailand and the Maldives which capita­lised on sun, sea and sand to lure to
Plans afoot to transform Mersing into Caribbean of the East
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
at Thailand and the Maldives which capita­lised on sun, sea and sand to lure tourists. “We are banking on Mersing’s rich flora and fauna and eco-tourism as the district’s selling points,” he said. He noted that the Mersing district, located... Read more
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express
Pleas for prosecution of Lockerbie mastermind spotted alive and well in Syria"the good life" including luxurious homes in Damascus and the Mediterranean cit
Pleas for prosecution of Lockerbie mastermind spotted alive and well in Syria
express / Posted 22 hours ago
"the good life" including luxurious homes in Damascus and the Mediterranean city of Tartous. Dr Jim Swire - whose daughter Flora died in the bombing - said: "I would very warmly applaud anybody trying to bring Jibril to justice because I'm certain... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Richard G. Bortz 1934May 28, 2016, at River Bend Assisted Living, Great Bend. He was born March 10,
Richard G. Bortz 1934
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
May 28, 2016, at River Bend Assisted Living, Great Bend. He was born March 10, 1934, in Great Bend, the son of Oscar and Flora (Buehler) Bortz. He graduated from Claflin High School and then attended Kansas State University. Richard was a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fig Garden to rejuvenate habitat for hornbillsRayu. The garden will have trees of both fig and non-fig species — an initiati
Fig Garden to rejuvenate habitat for hornbills
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Rayu. The garden will have trees of both fig and non-fig species — an initiative aimed at rehabilitating and enriching the flora there. Eventually, the tree species composition of the garden would be biased towards hosting fig trees. Back on... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
How Phoenix-area cities got their nameswas about 2,000 residents. ​Source: City of Scottsdale and Scottsdale Historic
How Phoenix-area cities got their names
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
was about 2,000 residents. ​Source: City of Scottsdale and Scottsdale Historical Society Year incorporated: 1960. Flora Mae Statler founded the city of Surprise in 1938 when it was just 1 square mile of farmland. According to Statler's... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Gut-joint connection promising in psoriatic arthritisthe gut micro biota to predict which psoriasis patients will later develop psor
Gut-joint connection promising in psoriatic arthritis
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
the gut micro biota to predict which psoriasis patients will later develop psoriatic arthritis. And reconstituting the gut flora may turn out to have therapeutic benefit. But much more work is needed,” explained by the director of the Microbiome... Read more
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New Kerala
Valley of Flowers national park of Uttarakhand to open on June 5 - newkerala.com #69382Dehra Dun, May 28 : Valley of Flowers, the national park located in Uttarakhand
Valley of Flowers national park of Uttarakhand to open on June 5 - newkerala.com #69382
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Dehra Dun, May 28 : Valley of Flowers, the national park located in Uttarakhand and known for its endemic alpine flora, will remain open to travellers from June 5 to Oct 30, 2016, according to media reports. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is almost... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Seeks Support for Total Ban On Ivory Tradeof trade in ivory during the 17th meeting of the Convention on International Tr
President Kenyatta Seeks Support for Total Ban On Ivory Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of trade in ivory during the 17th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) set to be held in South Africa later this year. "We hope you can stand with us, as we seek to take this... Read more
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This is West Country
CLUBS: Chard Rotary entertain Malaysian visitorsof the party who was hosted by club president RTN Robin Williams and his wife C
CLUBS: Chard Rotary entertain Malaysian visitors
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
of the party who was hosted by club president RTN Robin Williams and his wife Christine, Chiang Wei Chia and his wife Flora who stayed with RTN John Sully and his wife Sheila, and Capt Ong Kean Soon and his wife Kumutham who were hosted by RTN... Read more
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The Age
Partial to escargot? This 15 million-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snailsago, the Riversleigh region was covered with thick rainforest. Massive climate
Partial to escargot? This 15 million-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snails
The Age / Posted yesterday
ago, the Riversleigh region was covered with thick rainforest. Massive climate change is suspected to have killed off much flora and fauna during the period. "This climate change-driven transformation in Australia's wildlife over the last 15... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
University of Leicester researcher awarded grant to develop bacteriophages to target infant Shigellathe University of Leicester in order to determine the efficacy of phages to Shi
University of Leicester researcher awarded grant to develop bacteriophages to target infant Shigella
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
the University of Leicester in order to determine the efficacy of phages to Shigella, and establish how they change the gut flora. This will be key to future developments where we hope to use phages to target bacterial infant diarrhoea in the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Partial to escargot? This 15 million-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snailsago, the Riversleigh region was covered with thick rainforest. Massive climate
Partial to escargot? This 15 million-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snails
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
ago, the Riversleigh region was covered with thick rainforest. Massive climate change is suspected to have killed off much flora and fauna during the period. "This climate change-driven transformation in Australia's wildlife over the last 15... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Partial to escargot? This 15 million-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snailsago, the Riversleigh region was covered with thick rainforest. Massive climate
Partial to escargot? This 15 million-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snails
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
ago, the Riversleigh region was covered with thick rainforest. Massive climate change is suspected to have killed off much flora and fauna during the period. "This climate change-driven transformation in Australia's wildlife over the last 15... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Elvis cut-out and 1950s jukebox at Wroxham care home diner for people with dementiaone of several rooms with a theme – with others including an indoor wildlife wa
Elvis cut-out and 1950s jukebox at Wroxham care home diner for people with dementia
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
one of several rooms with a theme – with others including an indoor wildlife walkway, which is filled with green foliage, flora, fauna and the sounds of birds. On top of this, Ms Lee has introduced other initiatives, including having night shift... Read more
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News.com.au
Move over Machu Picchu: here are six of Peru’s best-kept secrets(you’ll actually be forced to unplug), the UNESCO world heritage site is a feas
Move over Machu Picchu: here are six of Peru’s best-kept secrets
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
(you’ll actually be forced to unplug), the UNESCO world heritage site is a feast for the eyes when it comes to its rich flora (figs, palms) and fauna (otters, caiman, jaguars, macaws). Plus, there’s no shortage of things to do: Slip on a pair... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Green legacy of WWI carnage: the riches of Verdun forestblue-eyed grass, is part of a rich legacy left by the carnage of World War I in
Green legacy of WWI carnage: the riches of Verdun forest
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
blue-eyed grass, is part of a rich legacy left by the carnage of World War I in France's Forest of Verdun: a unique mix of flora and fauna. The Battle of Verdun was one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the war. Launched in February 1916,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Elvis cut-out and 1950s jukebox at Wroxham care home diner for people with dementiaone of several rooms with a theme – with others including an indoor wildlife wa
Elvis cut-out and 1950s jukebox at Wroxham care home diner for people with dementia
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
one of several rooms with a theme – with others including an indoor wildlife walkway, which is filled with green foliage, flora, fauna and the sounds of birds. On top of this, Ms Lee has introduced other initiatives, including having night shift... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nicole Kidman makes history in Etihad Airways virtual reality filmout June 10, opposite Jude Law and Colin Firth. Stunner: The red head beauty s
Nicole Kidman makes history in Etihad Airways virtual reality film
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
out June 10, opposite Jude Law and Colin Firth. Stunner: The red head beauty shows of her svelte figure in a flowing floral gown at the WhatsOnStage Awards at The Prince of Wales Theatre, London Read more Steal the limelight in an... Read more
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Engadget
'No Man's Sky' is delayed until August 9thfly around roughly eighteen quintillion (that's a lot) planets, and disembark f
'No Man's Sky' is delayed until August 9th
Engadget / Posted yesterday
fly around roughly eighteen quintillion (that's a lot) planets, and disembark from your ship to explore each, cataloguing flora and fauna and completing challenges along the way. It's being made by Hello Games, a small UK-based developer... Read more
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The North West Star
String & dance resultswinners were: Jessica Celone placed first in Intermediate Scottish Lilt, Inter
String & dance results
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
winners were: Jessica Celone placed first in Intermediate Scottish Lilt, Intermediate Barracks Johnnie, and Intermediate Flora McDonald’s Fancy, while Shaylee Griffiths placed first in Novice Swods and Novice Fling Trophy Dance. Novice Flora... Read more
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Spruce Grove Examiner
Medicine for the Peopleplay. “We are related to everything … there is more than just our familial rel
Medicine for the People
Spruce Grove Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
play. “We are related to everything … there is more than just our familial relationships, there are our relationships with flora and fauna too,” said Meili. “We are all equal and not the lords of the world.” According to Meili, the Sioux people... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
ShapeShifter Gallery Debuts On Frazier Avenue On June 3Bloomfield, Sue Fox, Andrew Nigh, and Rylan Thompson. Claire Bloomfield create
ShapeShifter Gallery Debuts On Frazier Avenue On June 3
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Bloomfield, Sue Fox, Andrew Nigh, and Rylan Thompson. Claire Bloomfield creates surreal, mystical worlds combining natural flora with the not so natural in scanned images and photography. Sue Fox assembles small microcosms of wonder with hydra... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
5 things to see at Garden Jubilee Festivalthe old-fashioned way since. “They aren't as showy as hybrids,” Fletcher explai
5 things to see at Garden Jubilee Festival
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
the old-fashioned way since. “They aren't as showy as hybrids,” Fletcher explains, admitting to the pitfalls of Appalachian flora. “But they're hardy and durable.” Black-eyed Susans and woodland wildflowers are often favored in-store, but this... Read more
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PhysOrg
A study reveals the impact of the giant reed, an exotic invader plant in the riverbeds, on the ground arthropodsare also alterations of the physical and chemical properties of the soil, which
A study reveals the impact of the giant reed, an exotic invader plant in the riverbeds, on the ground arthropods
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
are also alterations of the physical and chemical properties of the soil, which negatively affect both the native fauna and flora," says Veiga. "The body size factor is related to the role of an organism during the transfer of matter and energy in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Yei Diocese Mourns Slain NunMedical Center in Yei River State in South Sudan. A requiem Mass was celebrate
Yei Diocese Mourns Slain Nun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Medical Center in Yei River State in South Sudan. A requiem Mass was celebrated on Monday, 23 May, 2 pm in Nairobi at the Flora Hostel chapel while Holy Mass in memory of Sr. Veronika Rackova was held over the weekend at Yei's Christ the King... Read more
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Business Insider
It sounds like one of the most anticipated games of the year has experienced a major setbackuniverse where players could seamlessly hop from planet to planet, explore ever
It sounds like one of the most anticipated games of the year has experienced a major setback
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
universe where players could seamlessly hop from planet to planet, explore every crack and crevice, and discover unique flora and fauna — all without a single loading screen. With such a massive universe with billions of planets and stars, "No... Read more
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examiner.com
Sue Paterson’s artwork is “Bursting into Life”having the loudest birds, the biggest insects and lots of reptiles and snakes.
Sue Paterson’s artwork is “Bursting into Life”
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
having the loudest birds, the biggest insects and lots of reptiles and snakes. It is a very wild and unique country in its flora and fauna, while New Zealand is probably more European and also very English.” About eight years ago, Paterson started... Read more
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The Irish Times
Flower power returns to Chelseathat allowed the famous Dutch artist Vermeer to paint Girl with a Red Hat. Fin
Flower power returns to Chelsea
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
that allowed the famous Dutch artist Vermeer to paint Girl with a Red Hat. Finally, a special mention for Chelsea’s floral displays. Who couldn’t but be seduced by the swags of roses and clematis and other seasonal blooms that adorn the main... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong City Centre Retail & Business Awardsof Sportsco, joint winners with The Athletes Foot for the Accessories and Footw
Wollongong City Centre Retail & Business Awards
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
of Sportsco, joint winners with The Athletes Foot for the Accessories and Footwear award in 2002. Rick Kinkade with Flora Hansen, from Terry White Chemist, winner of the General Retail Service award in 2002. Winner of the Takeaway and... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
State: ID fraud charges against 12 construction workersJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's attorney general says a dozen workers for a
State: ID fraud charges against 12 construction workers
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's attorney general says a dozen workers for a Flora construction company are accused of identity fraud and violating the Mississippi Employment Protection Act. Attorney General Jim Hood says all 12 are undocumented... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State: ID fraud charges against 12 construction workersJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's attorney general says a dozen workers for a
State: ID fraud charges against 12 construction workers
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's attorney general says a dozen workers for a Flora construction company are accused of identity fraud and violating the Mississippi Employment Protection Act. Attorney General Jim Hood says all 12 are undocumented... Read more
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Bury Free Press
New bollard trail celebrates Bury St Edmunds’ riversthere is the chance to track down 35 bollards which have been decorated with ar
New bollard trail celebrates Bury St Edmunds’ rivers
Bury Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
there is the chance to track down 35 bollards which have been decorated with artwork by local pupils and students of the flora and fauna in and around the Rivers Lark and Linnet. The majority of the bollards also feature pictures from the Bury... Read more
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iol.co.za
Up close and personal in the Seychellesanimals like the hawksbill which is on the Cites (Convention on International T
Up close and personal in the Seychelles
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
animals like the hawksbill which is on the Cites (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) Red List for most-threatened fauna. Try to smuggle a spear-fishing gun into the country and they will lock you up.... Read more
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The Border Mail
Go wild for Mother Nature’s delightsDay on June 5 LEARNING: Alec Campbell, 7, with his younger brother Marcus, 4,
Go wild for Mother Nature’s delights
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Day on June 5 LEARNING: Alec Campbell, 7, with his younger brother Marcus, 4, are excited to learn about the world's flora and fauna at Albury LibraryMusuem on Thursday. A SERIES of environmental events will be hosted by Albury libraries in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Top 10 Heritage SitesIfe festival which spread over a period of seven days, makes the site a living
Nigeria's Top 10 Heritage Sites
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Ife festival which spread over a period of seven days, makes the site a living tradition. Apart from the festivals, the Flora and Fauna of the hills also unique. There is also a special specie of tailless animal called Hyrax. Monkeys are also... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Hito Farewells Longstanding CEORelease: HITONew Zealand Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation (HITO)
Hito Farewells Longstanding CEO
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Release: HITONew Zealand Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation (HITO) Chair Dr Flora Gilkison today announced the resignation of longstanding CEO Erica Cumming.Dr Gilkison expressed the appreciation of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Homework: Butterfly Garden opening at National Aviaryis a Cooperative Weed Management Association that provides education outreach a
Homework: Butterfly Garden opening at National Aviary
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
is a Cooperative Weed Management Association that provides education outreach about invasive species while promoting native flora for homeowners. The sale will be from noon to 5 p.m. in the main parking lot of Ohiopyle State Park (near the new... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Our Lady in Blue, bluebonnets, and the New Mexico connectionas fascinating as I do bluebonnets. It amazes me, and yet it shouldn’t anymore,
Our Lady in Blue, bluebonnets, and the New Mexico connection
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 days ago
as fascinating as I do bluebonnets. It amazes me, and yet it shouldn’t anymore, how much I’m seeing God’s special touch in flora that I love most. First it was roses, then marigolds (Mary’s Gold, in honor of the Virgin Mary) and now... Read more
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The North West Star
String & dance resultswinners were: Jessica Celone placed first in Intermediate Scottish Lilt, Inter
String & dance results
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
winners were: Jessica Celone placed first in Intermediate Scottish Lilt, Intermediate Barracks Johnnie, and Intermediate Flora McDonald’s Fancy, while Shaylee Griffiths placed first in Novice Swods and Novice Fling Trophy Dance. Novice Flora... Read more
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